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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 24, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The issuance of a gag order in the Kobe Bryant sexual assault case noted.

(New York: Brian Williams) The debate over revealing the names of sexual assault victims examined; details given about the naming by talk radio host Tom Leykis†† of the woman who accused Bryant. [At July 18 press conference, BRYANT – apologizes to his wife.] [“The New Yorker” magazine Ken AULETTA†- comments on the press’s sense of responsibility.] [LEYKIS - says you can’t have a fair trial if you hide the name of the accuser.] [“Des Moines Register” former editor Geneva OVERHOLSER†- asserts revealing the name may temper the reporting.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Williams, Brian

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